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Delicious Orie Seeks Olympic Glory Under Anthony Joshua's Former Trainer

While Joshua voiced concerns about McCracken's coaching style in the past, Orie expresses full confidence in his mentor.


Wolverhampton, UK (March 25, 2024) - Team GB's burgeoning boxing talent, Delicious Orie, is setting his sights on Olympic glory at the Paris 2024 Games, with the backing of former trainer to Anthony Joshua, Rob McCracken.

Delicious Orie will head to Paris 2024 as Team GB’s representative in the super heavyweight category and Anthony Joshua’s ex-trainer is guiding him - Boxing News UK

Stepping into a Legacy

With every British super heavyweight boxer who has competed at the Olympics securing a medal, Orie aims to continue this tradition and become the seventh medalist in the division. Following in the footsteps of renowned fighters like Anthony Joshua, Audley Harrison, and Joe Joyce, Orie sees himself as the next cab off the rank in British boxing.

Guided by a Proven Mentor

Under the tutelage of GB Boxing supremo Rob McCracken, Orie believes he has the right mentor to guide him to success. McCracken, who previously coached Joshua and steered Carl Froch through his entire career, offers a wealth of experience and expertise in developing world-class boxers.

While Joshua voiced concerns about McCracken's coaching style in the past, Orie expresses full confidence in his mentor, recognizing McCracken's track record of transforming boxers from obscurity to the pinnacle of the sport.

Learning from the Best

Drawing inspiration from Joshua's career trajectory, Orie emphasizes the importance of surrounding oneself with the right team and mentors. Born in Moscow to a Nigerian father and Russian mother, Orie's journey to boxing was shaped by his family's pursuit of a better life.

Despite the challenges he faced, Orie excelled academically, emphasizing the message that dedication and focus can lead to success both inside and outside the ring.

Discipline and Dedication

Maintaining a disciplined lifestyle, Orie adheres to a strict diet and routine, allowing him to focus entirely on his training and preparation. Supported by supermarket Aldi, Orie emphasizes simplicity in his lifestyle, reflecting his commitment to his craft.

With a fighting style characterized by controlled aggression, Orie secured his place in the Paris Olympics through a standout performance at the European Games in Krakow. With his eyes firmly set on Olympic gold, Orie plans to transition to the professional ranks immediately after the Games, with aspirations of rising to the top of the heavyweight boxing world.

A Tribute to Family and Country

Driven by the desire to make his parents proud and respect their sacrifices, Orie is determined to succeed on the world stage, representing both his family and Great Britain with pride. With an unwavering focus and dedication to his craft, Orie epitomizes the spirit of determination and resilience that defines champions.

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